Investigations

ISLAMABAD: Exactly two years after starting the exercise, the tax authorities have reported their first recoveries under the investigations into assets held by individuals named in the Panama and Paradise papers. Data from the Federal Board of Revenue, obtained by Dawn, shows that the Karachi and Islamabad LTU have made the first recovery of tax […]

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Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head, Wajid Zia PHOTO: FILE ISLAMABAD: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) head on Thursday admitted before an accountability court, conducting the trial of the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif that JIT did not know when the Hill Metal Establishment (HME) was set-up and if it was a company, partnership concern or sole […]

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Police personnel stand outside the Accountability Court premises in Islamabad. Photo: Geo News file  ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court II resumed hearing the Al-Azizia corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday.  The defence lawyer, Khawaja Haris, continued cross-examining the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) witness Wajid Zia — who also headed the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed […]

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Police personnel stand outside the Accountability Court premises in Islamabad. Photo: Geo News file  ISLAMABAD: Accountability Court II resumed hearing the Al-Azizia corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday.  The defence lawyer, Khawaja Haris, continued cross-examining the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) witness Wajid Zia — who also headed the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) that probed […]

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Hamish Boland-Rudder Whistleblowers, like Deep Throat, Daniel Ellsberg, Karen Silkwood, Mordechai Vanunu, Linda Tripp, Jeffrey Wigand, Edward Snowden, Bradley — now Chelsea — Manning and John Doe, come from all walks of life, and stigma and myth tend to surround them. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has lots of experience with information leaks. In […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Alex Winter, Glen Zipper (Undefeated) and Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) have teamed up on documentary The Panama Papers, narrated by Elijah Wood. Great Point Media will launch sales on the under-the-rader completed movie at Toronto. We can debut first footage from the film. The talking-heads doc, which includes interviews with whistleblowers and key journalists on […]

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Islamabad High Court Tuesday directed Accountability Court-II, which is hearing references against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to place on record the objection of defence counsel. A division bench of the IHC comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kayani was hearing the ex-Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s petition on alleged alteration in prosecution’s star […]

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Deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif faces two corruption references, Al-Azizia Mills and Flagship Investment, in the accountability court. Photo: File  ISLAMABAD: An accountability court began hearing the Al-Azizia Mills and Flagship Investment corruption references against former premier Nawaz Sharif on Monday.  Nawaz was transported from Adiala prison, where he is currently incarcerated following the Avenfield […]

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